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Information Technology Services

CIO Biography

Print friendly Modified June 3, 2015

Dr. Jeffrey S. Delaney, Sr.

Jeff Delaney has worked in the USG for more than 15 years and has held leadership roles at four institutions, including chief information officer at Savannah State University, director of technology support services at Georgia College & State University, director of academic systems at Macon State College and director of academic computing at Middle Georgia State College. Most recently he was the deputy chief information officer for the University System of Georgia.

As deputy chief information officer, Delaney managed the portfolio of IT projects that are underway with USO business owners. In addition, he had leadership responsibility for the team that manages the financial transactions for ITS; managed the client relationships with the USG institutions; provided project management oversight; promoted the ITS brand; managed and provided Web services; and managed and provided technology communications and conference and special event services for public, USGwide, and organizationwide audiences, as well as managed the Georgia ONmyLINE distance education website. He also oversaw the Customer Service/Helpdesk that provides central support to USG Institutions and GALILEO customers for ITS products and services through a three-tier help desk strategy.

In his role as interim chief information officer, Delaney oversees the entire information technology organization in the Athens and Atlanta offices to include the enterprise application operations, information security, PeachNet network infrastructure, data services, and the strategic services operations provided by the organization. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Maryland, a master’s degree in information systems management from Georgia College & State University and a doctorate in executive management in higher education from the University of Georgia.